2nd Annual Animal Shelter Donation Event & Local Events

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It’s back!!

Dog Eared Books is once again hosting a donation drive for the Douglas County Animal Shelter to celebrate the store’s anniversary, and it will last through July 16th! If you bring in one or more of the items listed on our flyer you will receive a Donate & Save Coupon* for up to 50% off your final purchase! Please help us spread the word!

We welcome all donations, big & small! We just ask that you make sure all items are factory sealed, not on any recall lists, and not past the expiration dates listed on the packaging.

*Coupon values will be dependent on the value of the donation (15%, 25% & 50%). Coupon may not be combined with store credit. Expires July 11th, 2017.

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Local Events

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As a part of Tanner Medical’s Summer of Health initative, they are hosting a 2.1 mile walk around Historic Villa Rica. Those who would like to participate will meet at the Mill Amphitheater at 9pm, the walk will include a tour led by Janet Hyde which will highlight some of the landmarks around the city.

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The Thomas Dorsey Birthplace Festival is happening in the last weekend in June. June 24th and 25th. The Jazz portion will be held on Friday (June 24th) and both the Gospel and Blues portions happening on Saturday (June 25th).Both the Jazz (6pm) and Blues(5:30pm) portions will be located at The Mill Amphitheater, while the Gospel portion will be located at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church (133 Thomas Dorsey Dr.) at 3pm.

Summer of Health – Flamingo Find

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Tanner Medical is kicking off their Summer of Health initiative with the Flamingo Find. Hidden around Villa Rica are small flamingos, and it’s up to you to find them all before June 11th!

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You must download your passport and once you find a flamingo have the store owner sign/stamp their box in order for the find to count.

I have it on good authority that one of those little guys is hiding inside of the bookstore somewhere, so come by and try to find him!

On June 11th there will be a Flamingo Festival where you can turn in your signed passports and enter to win prizes!

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Halloween is at Dog-Eared Books + Thrill at the Mill

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Happy Halloween everyone!

The store’s finally decorated for Halloween this year, and the theme is Harry Potter! So please feel free to stop by and check out the starry ceilings and the mail from Hedwig!

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We have also placed out the Halloween themed children’s books on our front table display! Make sure to stop by before the 31st, because after that they will go back into storage until next year!

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Dog-Eared Books will be the at the annual Thrill at the Mill trick or treat event this year! It starts at 10 am and ends at 12pm, the store will be closed during these hours as we will all be at the Mill distributing candy. The store will reopen at 1pm.

For More Info – Thrill at the Mill

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

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October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and here at Dog-Eared Books we take being informed and aware very seriously. Which is why on October 17th Dog-Eared Books help to sponsor the Women of Wisdom Breast Cancer Awareness meeting at Mt. Prospect Baptist church, along side WSBTV and Wellstar Medical Center.

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We gave out gift bags with goodies and important breast cancer information, as well as bottles of water, candy, and even bookmarks! The turn out was great.

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This week, October 19th through the 24th, we will have a small supply of these gift bags at the store to hand out. Supplies are limited so makes sure to come by and ask for one before we run out!

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Animal Shelter Donation Event & Local Events

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To celebrate the store’s One Year anniversary Dog Eared Books is hosting a donation drive for the Douglas County Animal Shelter through July 11th! If you bring in one or more of the items listed on our flyer you will receive a Donate & Save Coupon* for up to 50% off your final purchase! Please help us spread the word!

We welcome all donations, big & small! We just ask that you make sure all items are factory sealed, and not past the expiration dates listed on the packaging.

*Coupon values will be dependant on the value of the donation (15%, 25% & 50%). Coupon may not be combined with store credit. Expires July 11th, 2016.
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We have some donations already, but as the shelter is constantly taking in new animals more is always needed and appreciated.

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Local Events

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The Thomas Dorsey Festival starts tonight at 6pm with the Jazz concerts at the Mill! Admission is free and there will be plenty of vendors selling food! It picks up again tomorrow at 3pm at Mt. Prospect Baptist Church, and the again at 5:30pm for the Blue concerts at the Mill!

Summer Reading, New Books, & Upcoming Events

Summer is here and the summer reading lists for Douglas County and Carroll County are starting to be posted online! Dog-eared Books has a small selection of these books featured on the small shelf at the front of the store, and there will be more coming in over the next few weeks!

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Not sure if you have a summer reading list? Check out the school board websites first: Douglas County & Carroll County. You are free to call the store ahead of time to check if we have a specific title available.

New Books In Stock This Week

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New Books Include: How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster, The Namesake by Jhumpa Lahiri, Never Let Me Go by Kazuro Ishirguro, The Divine Comedy by Dante Alighieri, Books 1-4 of the Vampire Chronicles by Anne Rice, Ender’s Game by Orson Scott Card, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan, The Strange Case of the Origami Yoda by Tom Angleberger, and much more!!

Father’s Day is Coming

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Father’s Day is on the 21st of June! Why not stop in for a cute book to share with your children?

Upcoming Main Street Events

Thomas Dorsey Birthplace Festival – June 26th & 27th – More Info

The Mike Veal Band – July 11th – More Info

Farmer’s Market – Every Tuesday – More Info